Lucy Melvin, 87 passed away on May 1, 2023, at Bridges by EPOCH in Trumbull after a 5-year battle with dementia.
She was born on Dec 4, 1935 in Bridgeport, CT. She was married to Vincent J. Keenan Jr. from 1954 to his passing in 1975.
She was married to Richard Melvin from 1979 to his passing in 1999. She was the daughter of John and Mary Kocet.
She grew up in Newtown, CT.
She was an avid golfer and won many club championships and other tournaments while she was a member of Newtown Country Club.
She and her husband Rich were the owners of the Sycamore Drive-in in Bethel, CT. from 1978 to 1991 where they were a
contributing factor in the classic car cruise night events.
She leaves behind one son, Vincent J. Keenan III, his wife, Kim of Southbury, CT, several grandchildren and several
nieces and nephews.
The family would like to express their sincere thanks to the family of caretakers and staff at Bridges by EPOCH and Hospice Athena for their loving care and compassion to Lucy.
A memorial service will be held at Christ Church Quaker Farms at 470 Quaker Farms Road (Rt. 188) in Oxford on Saturday,
May 13 at 11:00AM followed by a reception at the Brookside Inn at 231 Oxford Rd. (RT 67) in Oxford.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Hospice Athena, 135 South Rd, Farmington, CT. 06032.